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May 16, 2024 (FBC) – Second-generation Ethiopians in the Diaspora were welcomed and urged to deepen their contribution to the development of their motherland.

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በባሕር ማዶ የሚኖሩትን በአንድ ያሰባሰበው ጥሪ

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Jan 15, 2024
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Addis Ababa, January 23, 2024 (FBC) – The 15 to 20 percent discounts on airfare and hotel accommodation made for the Second-generation Ethiopian diaspora has encouraged the home coming of the diaspora, according to Ethiopian Commercial Chief Lema Yadecha.

In his presser today, the chief stated that the airline has been offering 15 to 20 percent discount on both airfare and accommodation at Skylight Hotel for second-generation Ethiopians returning to their homeland since December, 2023.

In addition to airfare and accommodation discounts, the airline has organized a one-day free sightseeing tours in Addis Ababa for the first 100 persons, it was learned.

“The 15 to 20 discounts on travel and accommodation at Skylight Hotel have significantly encouraged the second-generation Ethiopians to come to Ethiopia,” Lema said adding that the first 100 second-generation Ethiopians will also be offered one-day free tour.

Jan 22, 2024
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Addis Ababa, January 22, 2024 (FBC) – A forum on Ethiopian Diaspora Diplomacy was organized today in the Science Museum alongside the ongoing Diplomacy Week Exhibition.

The forum sought to foster collaboration with the second-generation Diaspora homecoming program.

Ambassador Mesganu Arga, State Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, delivered a message about the Diaspora’s role in diplomacy and thanked Diasporas for their efforts to advance their country’s interests.

He called upon the Diasporas to participate in their own country’s development. Mohammed Endris (PhD), Director General of the Ethiopian Diaspora Agency, explained the forum’s objectives.

Jan 18, 2024
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Addis Ababa, January 18, 2024 (FBC) – The Addis Ababa City Administration in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ethiopian Diaspora Service organized an official welcoming ceremony for the Second-Generation Ethiopians at Friendship Park today.

It is to be recalled that the premier invited the second-generation diaspora to come to their origin in three rounds from 30th December 2023 to the end of September 2024 under the theme “Back to your origins.”

The first-round homecoming under the motto “Connect to Your Culture” began from 30 December 2023 and ends on 29 January 2024.

As part of the first round of the invitation, Ethiopian Diasporas from across the globe are arriving in Addis Ababa.

Jan 15, 2024
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Addis Ababa, January 15, 2024 (FBC) – The Ethiopian National Dialogue Commission (NDC) convened a virtual discourse with constituents of the Ethiopian Diaspora residing in the United States of America and Canada on Sunday afternoon.

The virtual deliberation focused on examining the potential involvement and support from members of the Diaspora and individuals of Ethiopian lineage residing across various regions globally in the national dialogue process, the Commission said a social media post published with a picture showing virtual meetings with the Ethiopian Diaspora residing in North America.

Jan 11, 2024
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Addis Ababa, January 11, 2024 (FBC) – A number of events have been planned for second generation Ethiopian Diaspora who will be visiting their country of origin as part of the invitation extended by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, the National Committee set up to facilitate the visit revealed.

The Committee stated that the events planned aim at strengthening the connection of the visiting Ethiopians with their country of origin and inspiring them to engage in the overall national efforts of the country.

The second generation Ethiopian diaspora, who reside across the globe, has already started to arrive in Addis Ababa following the invitation made by the premier recently.

Jan 07, 2024
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Addis Ababa, January 7, 2024 (FBC) – Members of the second-generation Ethiopian Diaspora have expressed their readiness to visit and promote Ethiopia’s tourist attraction sites.

Upon arrival at Bole International Airport, the diaspora were welcomed by Tourism Minister Nasise Chali, Revenues Minister Aynalem Nigusse, and Customs Commissioner Debele Kabeta.

Recall that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed invited the second-generation Ethiopian Diaspora to return to their origins.

Accordingly, members of the diaspora from different countries have been arriving since yesterday.

Jan 06, 2024
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Addis Ababa, January 6, 2023 (FBC) – The second-generation Ethiopian diaspora are arriving home en masse in response to the call made by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for the homecoming program named “Connect to Your Culture”.

High ranking government officials including the Minister of Culture, Ambassador Nasise Chali and the Revenue Minister, Aynalem Nigussie and the Customs Commissioner, Debele Kabeta have welcomed the members of the second generation diaspora who arrived home today.

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